Bad/annoying parts of good games.

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#1 Posted by dagreenfish (1817 posts) -
I'm currently playing through the first Breath of Fire and having a good time... Until I hit the World of Dreams. This part of the game is terrible. In the tower and gas field it is literally trial and error whether you can move forward, back, left or right for whole dungeons. Anyone else come across black eyes on otherwise great games?
#2 Posted by PannicAtack (21037 posts) -
The "Escape!" level in the original Thief: The Dark Project and Thief: Gold.
#3 Posted by Heirren (17361 posts) -
In hindsight the Wolf sections add some scope to the game, but they don't match the rest of it.
#4 Posted by tab134 (345 posts) -
the pal key in metal gear solid, its just plodding for a extra 20 minutes.
#5 Posted by hippiesanta (9892 posts) -
Jak II .... some mission is extremely hard
#6 Posted by NodakJo2010 (1060 posts) -

Final Fantasy X

The Voice Acting...and the reason Tidus hated Jecht...(I thought it was very trivial)

Otherwise I played the crap out of that game lol.

#7 Posted by Dudersaper (32949 posts) -
Dreamfall The Longest Journey - The combat.
#8 Posted by Darkman2007 (17929 posts) -

the tower section of MGS1 , the first tower to be specific, since it forces you to rely on combat , in a very small space, in a game thats not built for alot of combat.

#9 Posted by BarbaricAvatar (977 posts) -

F1 Career Challenge - The steering. It should be my wet-dream of a game, but the handling is really nasty on a gamepad.

#10 Posted by dbz987 (3717 posts) -

The Sniper Wolf battle in Metal Gear Solid. You have to go back to the beginning in the game to get a Sniper Rifle then come back to fight her.

#11 Posted by Chozofication (2932 posts) -

One part in the Witcher 2 when you have to follow the footsteps *exactly* of the two Kingslayers or you have to start over.  Reeeally bad.

#12 Posted by IC3_C0LD_ZERO (297 posts) -
one that comes to mind is the racing mission "Farewell My Love" from GTA San Anfreas. You were given a car with terrible handling and you had to race a really long course in the hills which was full of dangerous turns and cliffs , not to mention that after a few crashes your car would explode. I remember using cheats in this mission in my first playthrough of the game
#13 Posted by Dudersaper (32949 posts) -
one that comes to mind is the racing mission "Farewell My Love" from GTA San Anfreas. You were given a car with terrible handling and you had to race a really long course in the hills which was full of dangerous turns and cliffs , not to mention that after a few crashes your car would explode. I remember using cheats in this mission in my first playthrough of the gameIC3_C0LD_ZERO
I always use cheats for that mission, hate it. I just use the industructible car cheat, blow up the other cars by ramming into them, then just go slowly unti the end of the race.
#14 Posted by TheKungFool (5384 posts) -

that level in the original HALO where you have to follow that annoying blue orb thing through the same hallway re-used 500 times. every time you think you're done, you just get to an elevator that takes you a level up to another series of that same goddamned hallway. worst. level. of any game. ever.

#15 Posted by StaticOnTV (583 posts) -
[QUOTE="IC3_C0LD_ZERO"]one that comes to mind is the racing mission "Farewell My Love" from GTA San Anfreas. You were given a car with terrible handling and you had to race a really long course in the hills which was full of dangerous turns and cliffs , not to mention that after a few crashes your car would explode. I remember using cheats in this mission in my first playthrough of the gameDudersaper
I always use cheats for that mission, hate it. I just use the industructible car cheat, blow up the other cars by ramming into them, then just go slowly unti the end of the race.

What did you use for the RC chopper missions? I don't think there are cheats for that pile of dung.
#16 Posted by Dudersaper (32949 posts) -
[QUOTE="Dudersaper"][QUOTE="IC3_C0LD_ZERO"]one that comes to mind is the racing mission "Farewell My Love" from GTA San Anfreas. You were given a car with terrible handling and you had to race a really long course in the hills which was full of dangerous turns and cliffs , not to mention that after a few crashes your car would explode. I remember using cheats in this mission in my first playthrough of the gameStaticOnTV
I always use cheats for that mission, hate it. I just use the industructible car cheat, blow up the other cars by ramming into them, then just go slowly unti the end of the race.

What did you use for the RC chopper missions? I don't think there are cheats for that pile of dung.

There aren't, just to try over 50 times until I got it done >_>
#17 Posted by Dexter-010 (533 posts) -

Collectibles they put in games like Darksiders, Homefront and GTA IV. And I don't want to forget the online part in GTA IV. That was really sh-it

#18 Posted by turtlethetaffer (16793 posts) -

I'm gonna be that guy and say the Water Temple from OoT. Wasn't "challenging", just really tedious an filled with unecessary back tracking. Also, the Metal Gear RAY fight from MGS2... Along with the fight against Vamp in the square room... Both really annoying and tedious boss fights in a game that, while flawed, is still pretty enjoyable.

#19 Posted by WreckEm711 (6922 posts) -

While I'm not to this part yet, I hear everyone hates the triforce fetch quest in Wind Waker.

For me it's the first 10-15 levels of my character in any Elder Scrolls game.. feels like I suck no matter what, then once I break that level range it's all awesome.

#20 Posted by GreySeal9 (24500 posts) -

The last boss of Star Ocean: The Second Story. He's such a cheap mofo. His first form is easy, but his second form is so fast it is downright unfair. He'll do a devastating spell, and your health will be shaved down quite a bit, but you'll be able to recover. However, just when you think you're in the clear, he'll do another devastating spell not even a full second later. It is maddening. It probably took me twenty-something tries to beat that boss. Good thing I had bunny shoes to make me super fast. I don't see how he can be beaten without them.

#21 Posted by Cloud_765 (111394 posts) -
Xenosaga Episode II, the long loading it takes to set up EVERY battle and the... really odd artstyle in contrast to the first and third game. But mostly the loading. I could've been enjoy the game more if it were more seamless.
#22 Posted by Heirren (17361 posts) -
A lot of the snes to gba ports have some annoying bits added, IMO. Just picked up Donkey Kong Country--some odd elements added.
#23 Posted by Seabas989 (10404 posts) -

The Triforce fetchquest in Windwaker.

#25 Posted by GreySeal9 (24500 posts) -

Another bad part of a good game is Chapter 6 in Super Paper Mario for the Wii. The rest of the game is really cleverly designed and eventful, but chapter 6 is just a lazy string of fights.

#26 Posted by Los9090 (7288 posts) -
The water temple in Ocarina of Time.
#27 Posted by NirdBerd (2116 posts) -

Escorting EVA in MGS3, there was 1 time I got no alerts on Hard, god only knows how I did that because I cannot do it now...


Probably made a lot harder for myself too because in MGS games I deliberately do not kill enemies

 

[QUOTE="StaticOnTV"][QUOTE="Dudersaper"]I always use cheats for that mission, hate it. I just use the industructible car cheat, blow up the other cars by ramming into them, then just go slowly unti the end of the race.Dudersaper
What did you use for the RC chopper missions? I don't think there are cheats for that pile of dung.

There aren't, just to try over 50 times until I got it done >_>

Wow, never knew people found those missions on San Andreas so hard, I thought everything was crafted perfectly but I also thought it was a cakewalk, I admit the RC mission where you actually pilot the plane was a bit tedious but 1) it's optional (you can actually skip all of zero's missions in SA and 2)

I want to play SA now but unfortunately I have a copy on pc which isn't installing properly....might just buy it on demand >_> definitely in my top 10 favourite games ever if anything..

#28 Posted by Dudersaper (32949 posts) -
Most missions are quite easy in SA, but there are 3 missions I always find a pain in the butt to do: -The race we mentioned -The RC place mission -That mission at the abandoned airstrip where we need to take a plane and keep low to stay off the radar, and get to a checkpoint and back before time is up About being obtional, I know it is, but I hate leaving optional quests/missions behind in games, so I HAD to finish that mission in my first playthrough.
#29 Posted by Apathetic_Prick (4784 posts) -

that level in the original HALO where you have to follow that annoying blue orb thing through the same hallway re-used 500 times. every time you think you're done, you just get to an elevator that takes you a level up to another series of that same goddamned hallway. worst. level. of any game. ever.

TheKungFool

Ohhh, the Library *shudders*.  Yeah, that level was horrid.  One thing that really pissed me off recently was Final Fantasy X (yeah yeah, I'm a late-comer), but for another reason; I hate RPG's on rails.  If it's not an action RPG, and requires real growth, etc., I want to be able to explore.  Otherwise, it's poorly fleshed out.